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Re: What do you do if a package is built and not uploaded?

Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Nathanael Nerode]
> > I'm thinking of python2.1, which is a key element in some testing transitions.
> > It's out of date on alpha, mips, mipsel, and powerpc -- *yet the buildd logs
> > indicate successful builds on all of them on August 30*.  I have already
> > emailed debian-mips@lists.debian.org, and the listed maintainers of the
> > relevant alpha and powerpc buildds.
> What to do?  Well, you curse the lack of transparecy in the buildd
> maintainence process, and hope the problem will be fixed soon.  I've
> not been able to find any other procedure that work better that this
> simple approach.  I've tried to emailing Ryan Murray using the address
> listed at the bottom of all the buildd web pages, but do not remember
> if I ever got a reply.  I've tried emailing the porters list, but most
> often this is either met with silence or I get a reply saying that the
> buildd admins for the given arhc are not reading the porters list.
> I've tried asking on IRC, and actually once got feedback from someone
> claiming to be the buildd maintainer of the arch in question (no way
> to verify this, have not found the list of maintainers), and some
> times one of the porters are willing to do a manual build.

Mailing {alpha,mips,powerpc}@buildd.debian.org is my best guess. There
is usually no reply, but from some cases I conclude the mailboxes are
read. I don't know if those addresses are documented anywhere.


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